Munich massacre, Palestinian terrorist attack on Israeli Olympic team members at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. The Munich Games marked the first return of the Olympics to a German city since the 1936 Games in Berlin. Adolf Hitler’s use of those Games as a platform for the propagation of […]
AJ Edelman is a four-time Israeli National Champion in the skeleton event and Israel’s representative at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Edelman holds Israeli track records on almost every track he has raced on, and competed in two World Championships for Israel (2016, 2017). He is Israel’s most […]
Athletes of Israel arrive during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, Pyeongchang county, South Korea.
Athletes of Israel arrive during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 #Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, Pyeongchang county, South Korea. Source: Vos Iz Neias Israel will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 – 25, 2018 Meet the team. Source: timeout.com Adam […]
During the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, eleven Israeli Olympic team members were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German police officer, by a Palestinian terrorist group. This photo is from the memorial service at Olympic Village. The Olympic competition was suspended for 24 hours to hold memorial […]
Egyptian judo fighter Islam El Shehaby was loudly booed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after his first-round loss to Israel’s fifth-ranked Or Sasson, when El Shehaby refused to shake Sasson’s hand, in a major breach of judo etiquette. Sasson defeated El Shehaby with two throws for an automatic victory, with about a minute and a half remaining in the bout.
Fabien Gilot won a silver medal with his team this Monday in the men’s freestyle relay finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As the grandson of a Holocaust survivor, Fabien tattooed his arm in tribute to his late grandfather. “אני כלום בלעדיהם” “I am nothing without them”